Latest Prince Edward Island Stories

2008-07-01 15:00:45

By LORI ARATANI Advocates push to keep kids moving Classes are out for children across the country, but the fight to boost fitness and curb fat among America's youth doesn't end with the school year, researchers and health advocates say.

2008-06-27 15:02:33

NORTH RUSTICO, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwire - June 27, 2008) - The Government of Canada continues to invest in harbour infrastructure, moving forward today with projects that will benefit fish harvesters and other harbour users across Prince Edward Island.

2008-06-25 18:03:07

By Michael Tutton, THE CANADIAN PRESS KILDARE CAPE, P.E.I. - Noralee Harper is thinking about moving from her home nestled in Prince Edward Island's picturesque countryside because she can't find a family doctor for her twin seven-year-old sons, who have had serious illnesses.

2007-12-29 03:00:22

By Morgan, Philip Hansen, Vibeke ABSTRACT The quality of physical education (PE) programs in primary schools has been questioned in the literature because of the difficulties that classroom teachers experience when teaching PE.

2006-06-20 17:40:17

By David Ljunggren and Marcy Nicholson OTTAWA/WIN

2006-06-16 17:55:00

Canada has detected a case of H5 avian flu in the eastern province of Prince Edward Island and plans further testing over the weekend to determine whether it is the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain, government officials announced on Friday.

2006-02-03 12:40:00

Around 1,500 seal pups were swept out to sea and drowned by a tidal surge off Canada's east coast this week after a lack of ice cover meant their mothers were forced to give birth on a small island, environment officials said on Friday.

2005-09-09 18:30:40

Since 1927, obesity has been thought to be a risk factor for fatal pulmonary embolism (PE). Because of the high proportion of obesity in the general population, previous studies have not determined whether obesity is an independent risk factor for PE or deep venous thrombosis (DVT). In an extensive study published in the September issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.